I am searching for a shapefile containing waterbodies and waterlines (rivers, etc.) in Norway, ideally at scale 1:50 000.

I have found a great resource of topographic map here: https://kartkatalog.geonorge.no/metadata/kartverket/n50-kartdata/ea192681-d039-42ec-b1bc-f3ce04c189ac but my downloaded data contain a raster of topo map and vectors, which do not contain river lines neither river bodies. enter image description here

I have also found a WMS service for topo data: https://openwms.statkart.no/skwms1/wms.topo4.graatone? which contain the rivers ("Elver", "Vannkontur"), but I can not modify the style of those data neither simply overlay it on my map.

I have downloaded multiple datasets such as http://www.diva-gis.org/datadown but those show just the most important rivers, not the smaller rivers at the 1:50000 scale.

How can I access the river and water bodies data from Norway?

My study area is near Østfold. Unfortunately, I am not a Norwegian speaker.

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    And by the way, you may ask this question on Open Data SE. – Taras Apr 4 '19 at 9:11
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    Have you already investigated the most known sources for such data, e.g. OSM, DIVA-GIS, Natural Earth, or European Environment Agency (EEA) or just search on Google something like "Norway rivers shapefile". – Taras Apr 4 '19 at 9:17
  • @Taras, of course I have already investigated those sources and did not find the river network at sufficient detail. Only the big rivers are listed in those websites. – maycca Apr 4 '19 at 10:15
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    I would search here kartkatalog.geonorge.no, maybe this dataset: Vannforekomster – BERA Apr 4 '19 at 10:59
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    awesome, thank you @BERA, this is exactly what I needed :) Do you want to post it as an answer? – maycca Apr 5 '19 at 7:55

Try Kartkatalogen. Water is called Vann i norwegian, maybe this dataset could be what you are looking for: Vannforekomster:

Dataset showing water quality in watercourses

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